Plas Madoc protest

Plas Madoc closure will create future health problems

Research reveals poorer communities are less physically active New research revealing that poorer communities are less physically active has prompted calls for Wrexham Council to reverse its decision to close Plas Madoc Leisure Centre. The research by the ESRC (Economic and Social research Council) says that being less physically active is storing up huge health-related…

Protest Plas Madoc

Health Consequences of Plas Madoc closure

To the Editor On the day that Diabetes UK warned that we were reaching epidemic proportions of Diabetes Type 2, a life threatening illness linked to obesity and lifestyle choice, a motley partnership of Labour and Conservatives on Wrexham Council voted to close Plas Madoc and other Leisure facilities in Wrexham. This short term decision…

Arwyddocad Ympryd Gwynfor

Mae’n dri deg mlynedd ers sefydlu S4C yn dilyn cyhoeddiad Gwynfor i ymprydio hyd farwolaeth ac ymgyrch dorfol boblgaidd. Beth , serch hynny, yw arwyddocad y digwyddiadau a arweiniodd at sefydlu S4C ddeng mlynedd ar hugain yn ôl i ni heddiw? Does neb all ddweud i unrhyw sicrwydd beth allai wedi bod petai pethau wedi…

What price Independence?

One of the major arguments against an Independent Wales is that of ‘affordability’, with pro-Union supporters claiming that Wales could not afford independence.   Indeed if you are sad enough to read the comments section of papers like the Mail and Express (like i occasionally find myself doing!) you’ll see that it seems to be a…

Powys Fadog – Pawn in a game of political vendetta

Some of you will have heard or read about the Welsh Government’s troubles in relation to the Powys Fadog community Project in Llangollen. I’ve already written about it here, but things have obviously progressed since then. The news story is about the Wales Audit’s report into the financial viability of the Welsh Government’s (formerly the…

Parasitiad

Yndyw e’n gyd-ddigwyddiad rhyfedd sut mae’r bobl sy’n cwyno am wariant ein trethi yn aml iawn yw’r un rhai sy’n llafar eu cefnogaeth i’r frenhiniaeth? Beth sydd yn fy ngwylltio yn fwy yw’r ffaith fod gymaint o son drosodd a thro ynghylch bywyd moethus gwleidyddion a sut mae’n nhw’n gwastraffu ein harian ni, y trethdalwyr,…